Directional Drill Operator

Discover a rewarding career at Atlas Group Services, where our motto is “Service is everywhere, excellence is here.” We are actively seeking skilled professionals for roles such as Project Manager, Foreman, Directional Driller/ Locator, Equipment Operator, Fuse Tech/ Plumber, and Laborers. Join our thriving company and enjoy competitive pay, and a dynamic work environment that promotes continuous skill growth.

Our culture values hard work, dedication, and excellence, celebrating your motivation in a challenging yet rewarding setting. At Atlas, we invest in your success through comprehensive training, ongoing support, and abundant opportunities for advancement. Ready to enhance your career in underground utility repair and replacement? Submit your application now – Excellence awaits!

Why join our team at Atlas Group?

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Competitive wages for regular, full-time employees.
  • A team-oriented atmosphere centered around our core values of Quality, Reputation, Safety, and Commitment.
  • On-the-job work and safety training.
  • Employee recognition programs.
  • Bounty Hiring Program.

Our Mission:

A profitable business achieving 2x growth by applying excellence in all aspects of what we do. We are guided by Service is everywhere, Excellence is here; we are committed to improving standards of quality and innovation. We strive to create lasting improvements for clients and employees.

Our Commitment:

Commitment to our mission statement, principles resulting in a durable competitive advantage. With measured success for customers and employees.

Atlas Group is currently hiring a Gas Pipeline Distribution Directional Drill Operator/ Locator to work in WV. Operators/ Locators will have experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of utilities, along with familiarity of excavating around live utilities. The role requires physical capability to identify and solve potential problems, enforcing company policies and safety procedures, and interacting with customers, and the team. The Operator/ Locator must ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations for the crew and the public.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Help Guide the crew towards goal achievement.
  • Plan, and organize daily work.
  • Identify potential problems; develop and implement solutions.
  • Enforce Company policies and standard work procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair minor equipment problems.
  • Ensure preventive maintenance of equipment is completed.
  • Interact with customers to explain work procedures necessary at the worksite/residence.
  • Handle minor customer complaints and inquiries. Escalate issues to the superintendent or general foreman if necessary.
  • Complete project paperwork as required by the customer.
  • Perform drilling/ locating activities as required.
  • Perform excavation activities as required.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
  • Successfully pass customer-required computer-based testing (Operator Qualification courses).
  • Assist others as needed during idle periods or when your primary tasks are completed.

Work Schedule:

  • Typically, Monday to Friday with 10-12 hour workdays (Weather Dependent).
  • Occasional work on Saturdays may be required.
  • Occasional travel is required; we prioritize staying as close to ‘Home’ as possible, but flexibility is essential as we must go where the work is
  • No work on Sundays.
  • No work on most calendared holidays.

Benefits for Equipment Operator Position:

  • Competitive pay ranging from $18 to $27+ per hour.
  • Truck pay or Company truck opportunities.
  • 4 paid sick days.
  • 1 week of paid vacation.
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Hotels paid during work-related travel.
  • $35 per night per diem when lodging

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years underground utility construction experience.
  • 1+ years of verifiable directional drill/ locating experience.
  • 1+ years of verifiable excavator experience.
  • High level of personal integrity and accountability.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and a DOT physical or ability to obtain one upon employment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must pass computer-based testing, specific to the local Customer’s operator qualification.
  • Experience with vacuum equipment/ hydro excavation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of utility gas construction experience.
  • 2+ years of verifiable directional drill operator/ locator experience.
  • 2+ years of verifiable excavator experience.
  • Ditch Witch/ Subsite experience
  • Verifiable all terrain rock experience
  • Understanding of drilling fluids, and mixing/ reclaiming systems.
  • Class A CDL preferred.
  • Relevant certifications in plumbing, gas fitting, or fusion.

Submit your application today and be a part of a company that not only stands for excellence but also values and rewards its employees with a comprehensive benefits package. Excellence is not just a goal; it’s our standard at Atlas Group Services.

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Atlas Group LLC
718 Industrial Park Road
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Call Us Anytime: (304) 460-7300